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From: Ian Zimmerman <itz@s...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] cdk

Oliver> Is the cdk (OCaml development kit) a "planned for the future"
Oliver> and it was an accident, to find it via google?  The date of
Oliver> the dfocument was very new (MAy 2001) and it seems to be not
Oliver> ready (Preface without text).

Oliver> When will it be official available? (Or ist now?)

AFAIK it is available as beta now, but I don't use it.

Oliver> It looks very interesting; such a big library seems to give
Oliver> massive power for the OCaml-programmer.

Note that the cdk doesn't offer any new libraries; it is merely a
compilation of existing libraries and tools in a single package, the
kind that seems to make business folks happy.

Oliver> Is this (cdk) the end of Perl? ;-)

Maybe, but not for technical reasons; there have been hardly any
technical reasons to use Perl for a long time, if only because of
Python.  Rather, it is for social reasons - see above.

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